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What are the benefits of Ensure Gold?

Abbott Ensure Gold contains high-quality proteins, carbohydrates and essential fats to help provide strength and energy. It also contains a dual blend of prebiotics for better nutrient absorption, enhanced immunity and normal digestive function. It is low in cholesterol, saturated fat and contains no trans fats. In addition, Ensure Gold is gluten-free, kosher, halal and is low in lactose. Here's more nutritional information about the product:

  • Scientifically formulated with Calcium HMB, triple protein blend and other nutrients to support muscle health, with proper diet and exercise.
  • High in Vitamins B3 (Niacin), B6, B12, minerals Iron and Magnesium. It also contains Pantothenic Acid.
  • High in Calcium, Iodine and Phosphorus which contribute to normal metabolism.
  • High in Calcium, Vitamins K and D. Calcium helps build strong bones. Vitamin D helps support Calcium absorption.
  • High in Vitamins B6, B12, C, D and minerals Iron, Zinc, Selenium. These vitamins and minerals are necessary for the normal function of your immune system.
  • Contains α-linolenic acid (Omega-3) and linoleic acid (Omega-6).

Is Ensure lactose-free?

All Ensure products contain some lactose but do not represent a medical concern for individuals with lactose intolerance due to the small amount of milk contained in it. They contain less than 500 mg of lactose per serving. Compared to a glass of milk, which has 10000-12000 mg of lactose per serving, the amount of lactose in Ensure is clinically insignificant. Therefore, Ensure is suitable for most people with lactose intolerance.

However, Ensure products should not be consumed by people with galactosemia. They are not intended for use in children unless recommended by a physician or other qualified healthcare professional, nor are they for intravenous use.

What sizes does Ensure Gold Vanilla come in?

For powder form, Abbott's Ensure Gold Vanilla comes in 400g, 850g and 2.4 kg (400g x 6 tins). As for liquid form, Ensure Gold Vanilla is packaged in a 237ml bottle

Does Ensure Original Powder have the same nutritional content as Ensure Original Bottle?

They are not the same in terms of nutritional content. Both Ensure Original powder and bottles provide complete, balanced nutrition to provide protein and energy and help fill in potential nutrition gaps. The bottle provides 220 calories and 9 grams of high-quality protein. On the other hand, the Vanilla Nutrition Powder provides 250 calories and 9 grams of high-quality protein, and the Milk Chocolate Nutrition Powder provides 240 calories and 8 grams of high-quality protein. There are minor differences in levels of micronutrients.

How to prepare Ensure drink?

To prepare one 230 mL serving, pour about 185 ml of warm or cold water in a glass. Gradually add 6 levelled scoops or 60.6 g of Ensure Gold powder, while stirring and mixing to dissolve. The recommended number of servings per day is two, or as advised by the healthcare professional.

How often can you drink Ensure gold?

Adults can drink 2 glasses of Ensure Gold every day, as it contains HMB and Triple Protein Blend to help regain physical strength - along with 28 vitamins and minerals for balanced nutrition. With the consumption of this nutritional drink, you can continue to stay active and strong to do everyday activities that you enjoy. Bear in mind that the overconsumption of Ensure drink can lead to bowel gas, bloating, and diarrhoea, hence it's best to consume in moderation.

What are the available flavours for Ensure Original Nutrition Shake in Malaysia?

The Ensure Original bottles are available in 7 flavours, which are Vanilla, Milk Chocolate, Strawberry, Dark Chocolate, Butter Pecan, Coffee Latte, and Banana Nut.

Can Ensure be taken on an empty stomach?

Since Ensure is considered a meal replacement, you can consume the beverage on an empty stomach or with meals. Cool, creamy Ensure is great for an occasional breakfast or lunch, or a delicious between-meal snack.

Does Ensure help you gain weight?

Different Ensure products are designed to meet different dietary needs. Some Ensure Products (Ensure Original, Ensure Plus, and Ensure Enlive) are designed to offer rich nutrients to help people maintain or gain a healthy weight, particularly for patients who are at risk of malnutrition or are experiencing involuntary weight loss. On the other hand, Ensure High Protein, Ensure Light and Ensure Clear are designed to provide supplemental protein and other nutrients in fewer calories than Ensure Original, Ensure Plus, and Ensure Enlive.